Total loan: $250


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Dhupguri, WB, India / Agriculture

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A loan helped To purchase good quality paddy seeds and other agricultural inputs for their paddy cultivation.

Sushila's story

Sushila, age 51, is a hardworking housewife from a small village of Dhupguri. She studied up to grade 5, she could not got opportunities for further education due to a lack of financial resources from her parents. She is married to Baburam, who is 62 years old and with whom Sushila is rearing two sons. She is living with her husband and her two sons in a small mud house. Sushila could not provide much education to their sons, now they earns for their family. One sells lottery tickets and other is associated with farming activity. Both Sushila and her husband have been involved in agricultural activity for many years. They have good knowledge of paddy rice cultivation and vegetable cultivation. They are currently growing paddy rice. They grow good quality rice. That's why they have achieved a good many customers. To satisfy their customer demand and for an additional income they want to grow paddy in a larger quantity. Thus Sushila has applied for a loan from BJS ( Kiva's partner). She has requested this loan to expand her agriculture activity. She will use the loan to buy good quality paddy seeds, fertilizers etc. which are necessary things for paddy cultivation. Her ambition is to enlarge the business to a large scale. She is thankful and grateful to BJS and Kiva for the funding.